The paper 'Assessment of Global Strategy: an Organizing Framework by Ghoshal" is a good example of a business article. The article “ Global Strategy: An Organizing Framework, ” highlights the need for an organizing framework targeted at managers in multinational corporations and academic researchers. The author suggests managers can profit from the use of this framework because it anchors on strategic objectives and exploiting the fountains of competitive advantages; for the academic researchers he presents hard data which sensitizes them to the manager’ s real-life experiences in the business world. Ghoshal (1987), prescribes an organization framework, built on existing literature, to guide managers and academics to identify and formulate the intricacies of global strategic management. The author, from the inception of the article, points out that globalization is not a virgin conception.
Additionally, he shows a clear indication that the issue is one of importance and has been and is still a challenge to managers of multinational corporations. He develops this theory and illuminates how the authorities in the field have contradictory and inconclusive information that does has not borne practical solutions to MNC managers.
Ghoshal admits that there is no one strategy that is free from flaws, and the field seeks information and strategies to serve better global strategic management. According to Ghoshal, the framework he presents is not to help “ formulate policies” it acts as a guide and points out factors that need addressing to succeed in global strategic management. He qualifies this statement by using prescriptions to meet perspectives. However, Ghosal maintains that there are no identified strategies applicable on a global scale. He uses valid resources using examples and real-life experiences of various corporations and industries.
Ghoshal provides views in the face of the growth of globalization not only in the business world but also in the academic. He holds fast to the fact global strategy is ladened with conceptual ambiguity.
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